How to Play Caribbean Stud Poker Diamond Edition

Table Limits

$5 Minimum -  $250 Maximum

The $15,000 game! Caribbean Stud Poker Diamond Edition is a 5 card progressive poker game which is easy to learn and quite fast-paced. In Caribbean Stud Poker Diamond Edition, you simply play against the dealer rather than other players.

How to Play

Place your ante (initial bet) in the ante box to become a player. A Caribbean Stud Poker Diamond Edition ante must be from the posted table minimum up to a maximum of $250.

You will receive 5 cards face-down while the dealer receives 4 cards face-down and 1 card face up. You will then look at your cards and decide whether to play or fold. Like true Stud Poker, you don't have the opportunity to draw more cards. If you decide to fold, you forfeit your ante. If you choose to play, you must make a bet in the bet box exactly twice the amount of your ante.

After all players have made their decisions, the dealer's four face-down cards will be turned over. If the dealer does not have at least an Ace and King, you receive even money on the ante but "no-action" (no payoff) on the bet.

If the dealer has an Ace and King or higher, the dealer's cards are compared with each player's cards and in each case, the best poker hand wins. If the dealer's cards beat your cards, the dealer collects both your ante and the bet. If your cards beat the dealer's cards, you will receive even money on your ante and a bonus amount on your bet, according to the following schedule:

Royal Flush100 to 1
Straight Flush50 to 1
4-of-a-Kind20 to 1
Full House7 to 1
Flush5 to 1
Straight4 to 1
3-of-a-Kind3 to 1
2 Pairs2 to 1
1 PairEven Money


In addition to the normal exciting table play, Caribbean Stud Poker Diamond Edition players can win an ADDITIONAL $25,000 by placing a $1 bet in the slot above the ante box. Players making this wager are eligible for a chance at the Poker Jackpot. Players who have made this $1 bet will be eligible for additional cash, depending on the hand that they have been dealt, irrespective of whether the dealer opens or not (see below table).

Diamond Edition Royal Flush$25,000
Royal Flush (all other suits)$12,500
Straight Flush$5000
4-of-a-Kind$500 Bonus
Full House$75 Bonus
Flush$50 Bonus

Caribbean Stud Poker Diamond Edition Guidelines

  • Players may not exchange or communicate information regarding their hands.
  • Any violation may result in a dead hand and forfeiture of ante and bet.
  • Incorrect amount of cards constitutes a dead hand (No Action).   
  • Seats are for players only.
  • English only to be spoken at the table.
  • Players choosing to play the Progressive Jackpot are responsible for coin-in indicator light being on.
  • Jackpots are paid Left to Right of the Dealer.

Casino Management reserves the right to mediate all disputes.

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